Definition of Apodictic

1. Adjective. Of a proposition; necessarily true or logically certain.

Exact synonyms: Apodeictic
Category relationships: Logic
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Definition of Apodictic

1. a. Same as Apodeictic.

Definition of Apodictic

1. Adjective. Incontrovertible; demonstrably true or certain. ¹

2. Adjective. A style of argument, in which a person presents their reasoning as categorically true, even if it is not necessarily so. ¹

3. Adjective. (theology Biblical studies) absolute and without explanation, as in a command from God like "Thou shalt not kill!" ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Apodictic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apodictic

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Literary usage of Apodictic

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1. An Elementary Logic by John Edward Russell (1906)
"The apodictic judgment asserts something to be necessary, or necessarily true; ... and the apodictic judgment. Here are two judgments: " All the radii of a ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"with these involved in apodictic. Aristotle ia chary of any examples of dialectic syllogism, and indeed, if one considers that all forma of modality are ..."

3. Elements of Logic: Comprising the Doctrine of the Laws and Products of by Henry Noble Day (1867)
"Prob- may be either B or G. lematic- An apodictic OR NECESSARY JUDGMENT affirms or denies under the modification of Necessity: as, A (s.) Apodio- must be B; ..."

4. An Elementary Treatise on Logic: Including Pt. I. Analysis of Formulae. Pt by William Dexter Wilson (1870)
"apodictic. Problematic. Assertive. apodictic. I Problematic Indefinite } Assertive. ( apodictic. Categoric - Particular - Universal - Indefinite Affirmative ..."

5. The Origin and Growth of Plato's Logic: With an Account of Plato's Style and by Wincenty Lutosławski (1897)
"More- tested on over, in the separate books of the Republic we notice the those like progress from a more problematic to an apodictic worka certainty. ..."

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